What is another word for guard hair?

Pronunciation: [ɡˈɑːd hˈe͡ə] (IPA)

Guard hair refers to the long and coarse hair that protects the underlying fur of an animal, usually found on the back, sides, and tail. Some synonyms for the term guard hair include primary hair, outer coat, protective hair, and topcoat. Primary hair is the common terminology used to refer to guard hair, as it is the longest and thickest hair in an animal's fur. The outer coat and protective hair also refer to guard hair's primary function, which is to protect the animal's skin and fur from outside elements such as rain, snow, or wind. Lastly, topcoat also emphasizes the top layer or coating of an animal's fur, making guard hair another way of referring to it.

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What are the hypernyms for Guard hair?

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What are the hyponyms for Guard hair?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
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What are the holonyms for Guard hair?

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